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Cars in America

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Bloomfield Public Library 303.48 NAKAYA (Text)
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  • ISBN: 0737733071 (lib. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 073773308X
  • Physical Description: 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2006.

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Car culture gives Americans freedom / Sam Kazman -- Car culture does not give Americans freedom / Jay Walljasper -- Urban sprawl resulting from cars contributes to obesity / Barbara A. McCann and Reid Ewing -- There is no link between urban sprawl and obesity / Wendell Cox and Ronald D. Utt -- Sport utility vehicles harm America / Sierra Club -- Sport utility vehicles do not harm America / Matthew Craig -- Seat belt laws should be enforced / Jeffrey W. Runge -- Enforcement of seat belt laws is a waste of resources / Ted Balaker -- America needs stricter drunk driving laws / John Valenti -- America's drunk driving laws are too strict / Radley Balko -- Black boxes for cars / Ian Ayres and Barry Nalebuff -- Black boxes in cars threaten civil liberties / Jim Harper -- Sport utility vehicles make driving unsafe / Joan Claybrook -- The danger of sport utility vehicles has been exaggerated / Amy Ridenour and Eric Peters -- Authorities should stop teens from engaging in street racing / Denver Post -- Teens should be encouraged to participate in supervised street racing / Leonard Sax -- Efforts to stop underage drunk driving must be increased / Wendy J. Hamilton -- Underage drunk driving has decreased / Francine Katz -- Driving restrictions decrease youth accident rates / Melissa Savage -- Better driver education will make young drivers safer / Reno Gazette-Journal -- Public transportation can reduce traffic congestion / American Public Transportation Association -- Public transportation will not reduce traffic congestion / Anthony Downs -- Fuel efficiency standards should be raised / Gretchen DuBeau -- Fuel efficiency standards harm Americans / Sam Kazman -- The use of biofuels will harm society / George Monbiot -- Gas-electric hybrids can help America meet its transportation needs / John Rockhold -- Hydrogen-powered vehicles can help America meet its transportation needs / David K. Garman -- Gas and diesel engines will be the mainstay of the future / Brock Yates.
Subject: Automobiles > United States.
Automobiles > Social aspects > United States.
Automobile driving > Social aspects > United States.
Transportation > United States.

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